Contrary to popular belief, baseball isn’t just about drinking beer, having a hot dog and eating peanuts. Baseball is America’s national pastime. Why? Well it quite literally passes time. An average length of a baseball game is just under three hours of continuous fun. Baseball is played on a field, aka a diamond, in a stadium. There are four bases in a square (diamond) and a team scores a run when one of their players is able to get to all four bases in order, including touching home plate (base #4). Keep reading.